From: Giacomo Fiorin (
Date: Fri Dec 08 2017 - 07:15:24 CST

Hello Han, VMD uses the FLTK library for rendering menus, buttons, and the
other GUI elements. Unfortunately it looks like the font size is
hard-coded and cannot be changed without recompilation. But if you're OK
with recompiling VMD, you can try changing it:!topic/fltkgeneral/bA10njfviLM

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 5:58 PM, Yanxiao Han <> wrote:

> Hello,
> Can somebody help me to increase the font of the vmd interface and the
> TkConsole? I am using vmd 1.9.3 on fedora, and the current resolution of my
> monitor is 3840×2160(16:9).
> It is too much pain to use those small font, I really hope you can help me
> out. I checked some comand it nevet work.
> Thanks
> Han

Giacomo Fiorin
Associate Professor of Research, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Contractor, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD